EMS Medical Director
Dr. Michael Daley
EMS System Manager
Andrew Larsen is the EMS System Manager for OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center. He is responsible for all operations within the EMS System and providing oversight and assistance to system agencies and providers. The System Manager also coordinates Emergency/Disaster Operations for OSF Saint James by conducting drills and exercises as well as ensuring proper policies are in place. Andrew has been in EMS for over 28 years with both rural and urban agencies. Andrew is an EMT-P, Illinois Lead Instructor and an instructor for ACLS, BLS/CPR, PALS and ITLS. Andrew has an associate degree in business and a bachelor's degree in HealthCare/EMS Management. He has been with OSF HealthCare since 2015.
To contact Andrew, please call (815) 842-4938.
EMS System Coordinator
Tonya Johnson-Wilcox is the EMS System Coordinator for OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center. The EMS System Coordinator is responsible for all American Heart Association (AHA) coordination, agency inspections and assists in operations of the System. Tonya has been in EMS for 22 years, starting out as a first responder and eventually becoming a paramedic. Tonya has experience with both rural and urban EMS practices in addition to years of teaching various EMS classes. Tonya is an EMT-P, Illinois Lead Instructor, ACLS, BLS/CPR, PALS and ITLS instructor and holds an associate degree. Tonya has been with OSF HealthCare, working in the EMS office, since 2005.
To contact Tonya, please call (815) 842-6821.
Michael Mercer is the EMS System Educator for OSF Saint James - John W. Albrecht Medical Center. The Educator is responsible for all system education programs and classes throughout the system. Michael will be assisting agencies with educational needs, developing new training programs, teaching new EMS classes as well as attending system trainings throughout the year to assess our strengths and opportunities for improvement. Michael has been in EMS for over twenty two years, the last sixteen as a Paramedic in the Memorial System in Springfield. Michael also has Critical Care Certification and National Registry Certification as well as State of Ill. Lead Instructor license. Michael has a Bachler’s degree from Western IL, as well as BLS, ACLS, and PALS Instructor certifications. Michael has been with OSF since July, 2019.
To contact Michael, please call (815) 842-4984.
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Randy has been a Police Officer for over 30 years working for the Creve Coeur Police Department 3 ½ years and the East Peoria Police Department for 28 years, retiring as Deputy Chief. Randy then worked for 6 years as the Director of Security at the Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria. He served for a year as Deputy Director for a 911 Center in Tazewell County. He has been with OSF St. Joseph Medical Center since 2015 joining as a Security Officer and currently serving as the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for St. Joseph as well as Saint James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center. Randy has a Master’s degree from Illinois State University.
To contact Randy, please call (309) 665-4812